PMS (premenstrual syndrome) affects around 30 per cent of women. Mr Ajay Swaminathan explains how lifestyle, medication and surgery can be used to manage PMS symptoms.
During the first three months of pregnancy, your baby rapidly grows, developing a brain, spinal cord and organs. Your body also goes through many swift changes, releasing hormones that affect almost every organ in your body. Dr Amelia Davison, one of our top consultant obstetrician and gynaecologists based in London, reveals what to expect in your first trimester and the tests you might need to undergo.
Uterine fibroids are a common concern in women of fertile age. They can cause multiple bleeding and pain-related symptoms as well as harm different aspects of a woman’s life. Mr Mahantesh Karoshi provides a guide to help you decide if the surgical removal of fibroids is right for you.
Distinguishing between a painful period and endometriosis can be tricky, we wanted some clarification on the symptoms so we got in contact with the highly experienced obstetrician and gynaecologist, Mr Mahantesh Karoshi, to discuss this condition. We discussed how bad the pain is and where the endometrial lesions are usually found.
If you often experience severe period pain that occurs frequently, lasts a long time and doesn't respond well to medications, you could be suffering from endometriosis - a very common and painful condition in which the lining of your womb starts to grow in other places, such as your ovaries and fallopian tubes. Mr Kirana Arambage, one of our top consultant gynaecologists explains the signs and symptoms, the different stages and how it can be treated.
Before deciding to have a hysterectomy, its best to chat with a highly experienced obstetrician and gynaecologist. Mr Ajay Swaminathan is an expert when it comes to performing hysterectomies. We recently spoke with him to find out the answer to some of your commonly asked questions about the procedure. Find out what some of the risks are and how long it takes to recover.
In most cases, ovarian cysts can clear up on their own. However, often patients end up having ovarian torsion. We spoke to Mr Mahantesh Karoshi, a leading consultant gynaecologist, to discuss how ovarian cyst surgery can help. Discover the answers to some of the commonly asked questions regarding cyst surgery.
A bladder infection is a common condition in women, and unless you’re the lucky few who’s never had one, you’ll be very familiar with the symptoms. Ms Charlotte Chaliha, a top obstetrician and gynaecologist in London, explains why in many of these women a reinfection occurs and what preventative measures you can take.
Unfortunately, for many women endometriosis can be hard to detect. The symptoms can often can mimic heavy, painful periods which ultimately leads to a delayed diagnosis and serious consequences to your pelvic health. Mr Ian Currie, a consultant obstetrician and gynaecologist, walks us through the differences between regular period pains and endometriosis to help familiarise women on the signs and symptoms of this condition.